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Welcome to Wilgus Hall

Wilgus Hall, named after James A. Wilgus and built in 1963, accommodates approximately 230 women. Wilgus is located on the corner of Greewood Avenue and College Drive. Wilgus Hall is specifically unique because it is an all-women’s residence hall. This living option offers a terrific opportunity for women to build a close community within the hall.  Each floor features a kitchenette and lounge area for the convenience of its residents. Wilgus hall has a newly renovated basement with study rooms, a computer room, laundry facility, ice machine, and offers The Lynn Collins Conference Room that features a TV and a kitchen in a large meeting and dining area.  The conference area is well utilized throughout the year by many organizations on campus.

Wilgus Hall sponsors an annual Women’s Weekend and Holiday Party. This event is open not only to UW-Platteville students, but to community members as well. The Holiday Party is the highlight event of Wilgus Hall that residents and the community looks forward to every year.


From the Desk of the Resident Director

Football, ghosts, and community service… That is what Wisconsin does!

Happy October everyone! I hope you are all ready for a fun-filled month.

Adventure is out there! Especially in the world of Harry Potter. Wilgus and Melcher Halls are joining forces again in order to have a magical homecoming week. Talk to your RA about all of the events you can participate in. Don’t forget to donate plenty of food to the Food Fight. For more information on Homecoming events please follow this link.

Homecoming is just the start of fun for the month of October. Some of our most popular traditional programs are coming your way. Dobson’s Trick or Treat will be on the 28th and Pickard’s Fright Fest will be on the 29th. Get ready for candy and scares.

Morrow Hall’s Works Week is also happening this month. From the 12th-15th students all over campus can participate in a series of community service activities that impact both campus and the surrounding area. Make a difference and join in the fun!

October can be a stressful time with quizzes and exams but there are so many ways to de-stress. Participate in all of the upcoming events and take care of yourself. For information on Counseling Services follow this link. For information on Tutoring Services please click here.

Best wishes to all,

Melissa Stoner

Wilgus Hall Resident Director


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